Yuna at 9:30 Club Tuesday September 27: Amazing Artist

Tomorrow night September 27, Malaysian singer-songwriter Yuna will be playing the 9:30 Club. Get tickets!Rolling Stone has hailed Yuna's latest, Chapters, one of the Best R&B albums of 2016. With collaborators like Usher, Pharrell and DJ Premier, her music is packed with retro-futuristic urban grooves.Yuna once described her music as "a cross between Mary Poppins and Coldplay," a quote that she now says, "I can’t believe people still hold onto that! It was a quote that I had on, Read more...

MomBoss Moms’ Night Out September 29

It's a MomBoss Mom’s Night Out with Author and MomTrends' Nicole Feliciano, TeachMama Amy Mascott, Kirsten Quigley of 3greenmoms, Ellen Allen of Ellen Allen Annapolis, and me, Jessica McFadden of A Parent in Spring. Join me for a fabulous night of learning how we can grow our businesses and build careers on our terms!September 29, 2016 at 7:00 pm Gordon Center for the Performing ArtsCo-presented with The Ivy BookshopIn advance - $20 At the door - $25Ticket price includes Read more...

Free Babysitting From Chime and Neighborhood Restaurant Group

If you are having one of the best meals of your citizenship in the DMV, it is likely that you are dining at a Neighborhood Restaurant Group location.And if you were able to score a sitter at the last minute or when your personal network was bone dry, then you probably found a wonderful woman to watch your kids via Chime by Sittercity.These two entities beloved by me and so many DC area parents have come together for the remainder of summer to bring you an amazing deal:$60 in babysitting Read more...

Muse Paintbar in Gaithersburg – New!

As a kid, I used to love watching Bob Ross on "The Joy of Painting." I never got around to convincing my parents to purchase for me the canvases, brushes and paints that he used in order to emulate his happy little trees, mountains and clouds. But recently my Ross-ian dreams came true thanks to a night at Muse Paintbar Gaithersburg with my dear friend Jeep Momma Tammy.Muse Paintbar just opened its Gaithersburg location at the RIO Washingtonian on July 1st  it has been a roaring success. Read more...

GIVEAWAY and Friday Night Awesome Alert: Runway Moms for a Cause

4th Annual Runway Moms for a Cause, the best and most awesomely fun fashion gala in DC is this Friday! This fashion fundraising event features 24 philanthropic Power Moms to promote the year's cause and grace the runway, adorned in one of- a- kind pieces by L~Shandi Designs designer and Runway Moms for a Cause (RMFC) event founder Lara Akinsanya.Labeled a fashion statement for Global Goodwill, RMFC is a runway show for philanthropists to take a stance on issues that affect women and children Read more...

Chime, Sittercity’s New App, Comes to DC (+ $55 credit for YOU!)

Finding a fabulous, member-of-the-family babysitter is truly the parenting Holy Grail.Even if you already have a favorite young weekend sitter, eventually they leave to go to college, or are frequently busy with Homecoming, sports and other activities. The veteran, career babysitters in the neighborhood are often booked weekends ahead of time. It is impossible to have someone awesome on your phone who is always available to watch your kids when you need ...Well, it was impossible, until Read more...

DC Date Night: Washington National Harbor

Is there a Saturday night on your calendar that does not include reffing a soccer game, driving carpool to a bounce house birthday party or the screeching of a sleepover in your family room? Then quick! Book a sitter and jump in the car to National Harbor before someone asks you to help set up for book fair!Chris and I made it to National Harbor this past Saturday night and had a deliciously decadent date night. We usually go to National Harbor with the kids, so it was a treat to trek around Read more...

Fashion Show Friday Night at Alliance Française: Beyond The Little Black Dress

 The Alliance Française de Washington, DC's Fashion Show, Beyond The Little Black Dress, is just around the corner! In seven days, on Friday, September 25, at The Dupont Circle Hotel you will be able to wow, applaud and be dazzled by the creativity and artistic talent of FOUR French and Americand designers. The event will be emceed by my ultimate style inspo/girl crush, DC Style Factory's Rosana Vollmerhausen.I am attending as a member of the social media/new media/wannabe press, Read more...

GIVEAWAY: 2 Tickets to Runway Moms for a Cause Fashion Event Friday, May 8

  The best, and most awesomely fun, fashion gala event in the DC area is Runway Moms for a Cause.  This fashion fundraising event features 20 philanthropic “Power Moms” to promote the year's cause and grace the runway, adorned in one of- a- kind pieces by L~Shandi Designs designer and Runway Moms for a Cause event founder Lara Akinsanya.The 2015 cause is the Tigerlily Foundation, which works to educate young women about breast health and improve the quality of life of women Read more...